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  Immature stages

Coleophora taeniipennella
581 Small Rush Case-bearer
Herrich-Schäffer, 185537.074
Norfolk status
Frequents marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
The larvae feed on the seeds and create a silken case with the seed husk around it.

[MBGBI vol3 p322]

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/10/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/07/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
21/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
05/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/08/2013+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Season: June to July
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush, Sharp-flowered Rush.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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